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Vacation's Untimely End: 10,000 Evacuated From Popular N.C. Destination

Thousands of tourists were stripped of air conditioning and places to eat after a power outage on North Carolina's Outer Banks. Now, they've been forced to leave, cutting many vacations short.

The vacation wasn't supposed to end this way — or end so early.

Yet thousands of tourists discovered their summer beach trips had come to an untimely end Thursday evening, when North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on two islands

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